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  1. Cool bearing

    Not much happening of late, so to those who may crave a little entertainment. Attached is a picture of a bearing. Its called a complex needle roller...

    Started by griff851, 08-16-2021 09:14 AM
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    09-05-2021 04:05 PM Go to last post
  2. One of these things won the 69 TT

    https://www.bikeexif.com/vintage-ducati-250-restored. Just happen to be being visited by one. Some seriously sick puppies back then.

    Started by griff851, 09-05-2021 04:15 AM
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    09-05-2021 07:11 AM Go to last post
  3. El cheapo exh reversion plate test

    Found the photos. I believe the theory is to solve a supposedly overport issue and at the same time increase the speed of the sonic reversion wave so...

    Started by griff851, 04-07-2021 04:08 AM
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    04-08-2021 07:25 PM Go to last post
  4. Ready for glue

    Clean and ready for super dooper glue. Belzona 1111.

    Started by griff851, 04-07-2021 04:17 AM
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  5. Velocity porting mod

    Well, by golly gosh it went like the clappers. The whole amazing 400km worth. Steve, 42mm inlet wasted stainless valves. 36 exh valves. Standard S2...

    Started by griff851, 02-13-2021 04:50 AM
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    03-18-2021 05:04 PM Go to last post
  6. Ready to launch

    Missed by one day on my dead line. Merry Christmas to all. I painted it Christmas colours even! :D

    Started by griff851, 12-26-2020 05:45 AM
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  7. It lives

    Finally after basically 16 years of not being on the road my beloved Bevel has hit the bitumen. Still not painted, but not to far off now. It has all...

    Started by griff851, 03-11-2020 11:46 PM
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    03-17-2020 08:32 PM Go to last post
  8. New levels of desperation

    So, in days of old, to fit monster cams in single heads the boys use to “butterfly” cut the cam cap hole to get the cam lobes in. Great except the...

    Started by griff851, 09-06-2019 08:23 AM
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    11-19-2019 06:57 AM Go to last post
  9. Daytona steering dampener

    Wanting to go period for my Bevel endurance racer, I had an old corroded Daytona dampener as fitted to Darmahs. Piece of heavy crap really, solid...

    Started by griff851, 10-16-2019 02:47 AM
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  10. 2019 Big Chill fastest 250 in qld.

    Finally after a few catastrophic failures (see pic of one such) , kept ripping the tips of valves due to a small problem with E=MC sqd and 14000...

    Started by griff851, 07-21-2019 05:19 AM
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  11. Made it to Moto Giro dinner display

    After a few hectic days and late nights, both the Moto Parilla and the 98ss made it. Although the 98ss is missing a carby, chain and tyre pump. Both...

    Started by griff851, 08-25-2018 09:09 PM
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  12. Parilla 175 1955

    Just finished this enough to go on show on the weekend at the end of the Moto Giro. Only addition after these photos is the fuel taps and lines, and...

    Started by griff851, 08-23-2018 09:00 AM
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    08-23-2018 09:00 AM Go to last post
  13. New build

    The ultimate in high end performance. A raging 6.5hp apparently.

    Started by griff851, 08-05-2018 06:55 AM
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  14. Vintage eye candy

    Here is the last effort resting comfortably at home. Fully operational and not leaking. Even with the u-beaut brake pads, all I can say is, there...

    Started by griff851, 05-28-2018 06:55 AM
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    05-30-2018 05:52 AM Go to last post
  15. Reasonable facsimile

    Thanks Marvin, to all intensive purposes I think that the caliper bolts turned out close enough. There was heaps of meat left for me to go where I...

    Started by griff851, 04-19-2018 01:22 AM
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  16. Things get heavy at 13k

    Just got the fueling right after making my own needle and slide for the SS1 35b, and had a blow out due to soft Ti around the collet groove. Inlet is...

    Started by griff851, 04-03-2018 08:48 AM
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  17. Converting sprockets

    MPEG in zip file of converting front 530 bevel sprocket to 520 using a ceramic tip, lathe running flat out. The flares are 0.2/0.3mm strips of swarf...

    Started by griff851, 03-17-2018 07:20 AM
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    03-17-2018 06:37 PM Go to last post
  18. 5th TT/F1 symposium and Jimmy Adamo celebration

    Fans of Jimmy Adamo and/or TT's and F1's may want to visit the TT/F1 forum which held a gathering this last weekend at Loudon, NH. Photos are...

    Started by wgsvintage, 10-07-2013 05:49 PM
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    03-07-2018 10:39 PM Go to last post
  19. 900SS Bevel User Guide

    Came across this 900SS user guide, while out picking for red parts Good but a bit sweaty condition ... no tear and fully readable and complete......

    Started by stiglarsenDK, 03-04-2018 03:24 PM
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    03-04-2018 03:24 PM Go to last post
  20. Still in the shed

    For those that are interested in shear lunacy, read on. The 1962 race bike is still progressing. A very Zen thing. Ive cut down the vibration by...

    Started by griff851, 01-26-2018 08:43 AM
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    02-01-2018 06:24 AM Go to last post

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